Program Evaluation

Program evaluation services by CSR Matters cover a wide variety of client needs. CSR program evaluations can address data analysis, goals review, strategic assessment, brand alignment, charity partnerships, and more.

Program evaluation engagements can be strategic or tactical, depending on the maturity and performance of your CSR programs.

20 04, 2018

Employee Engagement is the Key to CSR Participation

By | 2018-05-04T20:32:22+00:00 April 20th, 2018|

Did you know that having a comprehensive employee engagement strategy is more important to achieving higher CSR program participation than having a CSR strategy? Neither did we ... until Wespire published its 2018 State of Employee Engagement Report. And then we did our homework. We hear a lot about "employee engagement" in the CSR world. [...]

28 03, 2018

Don’t Let Your CSR Program Lifecycle Turn into a Death Spiral

By | 2018-03-29T17:43:46+00:00 March 28th, 2018|

Good CSR programs - successful CSR programs - require evaluation. There's no avoiding it. Like any other aspect of your business, there is a process for managing the work and achieving success ... a lifecycle. And the CSR program lifecycle isn't complicated: just plan, execute and EVALUATE. Then repeat. Why do I capitalize "evaluate"? Because [...]

21 02, 2018

It’s That Time of Year! Program Evaluations and the CSR Calendar

By | 2018-02-21T22:51:47+00:00 February 21st, 2018|

My first foray into the world of Corporate Social Responsibility was with the United Way. That is when I learned just how important calendars are to all things that have anything to do with CSR and fundraising. Simply put, there are times of the year when certain tasks must be completed or you won't have [...]

9 12, 2017

A Few Reminders about Workplace Giving

By | 2017-12-09T23:06:05+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Workplace giving is a time-honored tradition responsible for raising over $4 billion annually and benefitting thousands of nonprofit organizations. Sometimes we forget this. Sometimes we are so focused on finding some new giving angle that we overlook the tried and true. So I thought I would take a moment and remind all of us CSR [...]

29 11, 2017

Six CSR Trends for 2018

By | 2017-12-05T18:19:05+00:00 November 29th, 2017|

As we enter December, we can already start thinking about CSR trends for 2018.  What have been our 2017 successes with corporate social responsibility and employee engagement? And what can we do in 2018 to take our programs to even greater heights? 2017 Results Foreshadow CSR Trends for 2018 By most measures, 2017 has been [...]